Chair of the board, Oy Morphona Ltd., Finland
Jari Jekkonen was born in Kuopio, Finland, in 1963. He received the B.S. degree in computational engineering from the Polytechnic of Kuopio, the M.Sc. degree from the University of Leeds, Leeds, U.K., in 1997, and the Ph.D. degree from the University of York, York, U.K., in July 2008. He was 15 years with Nokia Corporation in various positions. He was a project leader at IT’IS Foundation, Zürich, Switzerland 2009-2011, in electromagnetics research area. Since August 2011, he has been with u-blox AG, Thalwil, Switzerland, where he is currently a Senior Manager in the Quality and Reliability area. He is co-founder of Nemcel Ltd., 2010 and Morphona Ltd., 2013 focusing carbon nanotube cellulose nanocomposite solution development.